The Oman India Joint Investment Fund (OIJIF), an India-focused GP sponsored by the governments of India and Oman, has invested INR 1.6 billion ($23 million) in microlender Annapurna Microfinance (AMPL).
AMPL will use the new capital to expand its microloan portfolio along with adding new asset classes, including loans to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and housing finance. The investment is...
Chinese commercial space launch start-up LandSpace has secured RMB300 million ($43 million) in an extended Series B round led by China Growth Capital.
In its debut Japan investment, L Catterton plans to help eyewear maker Owndays expand its customer-friendly business model outside its home market
Swedish pension fund AP2 could be about to see a significant jump in its private equity allocation. Head of alternatives Anders Strömblad outlines what the organization looks for in prospective portfolio GPs
Agora.io, a real-time voice and video communication platform established by Tony Zhao, formerly CTO of Chinese social networking player YY.com, has received $70 million in Series C funding led by Coatue Management.